According to the latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS),Ghana has confirmed 173 new cases of coronavirus. This makes the total confirmed cases of the pandemic stand at 6,269.
The increase, per the GHS update, is attributed to new cases found in Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western and Central regions. The update also indicated 125 more recoveries, raising the number of recoveries to 1,898. As of Wednesday night [May 20, 2020], the number of deaths remains at 31.
The total active cases now stands at 4,340. Eight persons are still in critical condition with the number of tests administered in the region of 187,000. The Greater Accra region still leads with 4,582 confirmed cases, followed by the Ashanti region with 921 cases. The cases in the Western and Central regions have now increased to 170 and 285 respectively. So far, the Savannah, Ahafo and Bono East regions have not recorded any case of the virus.